Patty Duke

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Patty Duke
Patty Duke 1975.JPG
Duke in a 1975 publicity still
BornAnna Marie Duke
(1946-12-14)December 14, 1946
Queens, New York, U.S.
DiedMarch 29, 2016(2016-03-29) (aged 69)
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, U.S.
Resting placeForest Cemetery, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, U.S.
47°41′04″N 116°47′11″W / 47.684481°N 116.786315°W / 47.684481; -116.786315
Other namesPatty Duke Astin
Anna Duke-Pearce
OccupationActress, author, mental health advocate
Years active1950–2015
Spouse(s)
Harry Falk
(m. 1965; div. 1969)

Michael Tell
(m. 1970; annulled 1970)

John Astin
(m. 1972; div. 1985)

Michael Pearce (m. 1986)
Children3, including Sean and Mackenzie Astin
21st President of the Screen Actors Guild
In office
1985–1988
Preceded byEd Asner
Succeeded byBarry Gordon
Websitepattyduke.com

Anna Marie "Patty" Duke (December 14, 1946 – March 29, 2016) was an American actress, appearing on stage, film, and television. Her first big break came from her Academy Award winning performance at age 16 for portraying Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker (1962), a role that she had originated on Broadway.[1] The following year she was given her own show, The Patty Duke Show, in which she played "identical cousins" Cathy and Patty Lane. She later progressed to more mature roles such as that of Neely O'Hara in the film Valley of the Dolls (1967).[1] Over the course of her career, she received ten Emmy Award nominations and three Emmy Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards.[2] Duke also served as president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1985 to 1988.[1]

Duke was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1982, after which she devoted much of her time to advocating for and educating the public on mental health issues.

Early life[edit]

Duke was born in Elmhurst, Queens, New York, the youngest of three children of Frances Margaret (née McMahon; 1913–1993), a cashier, and John Patrick Duke (1913–1964), a handyman and cab driver.[3] She was of Irish, and more distant German, descent.[4][5]

Duke, her brother Raymond, and her sister Carol experienced a difficult childhood. Their father was an alcoholic, and their mother suffered from clinical depression and was prone to violence. When Duke was six, her mother forced her father to leave the family home. When Duke was eight, her care was turned over to talent managers John and Ethel Ross, who, after promoting Patty's brother, were looking for a girl to add to their stable of child actors.[6][7]

The Rosses' methods of managing Duke's career were often unscrupulous and exploitative. They consistently billed Duke as being two years younger than she actually was and padded her resume with false credits.[8] They gave her alcohol and prescription drugs, took unreasonably high fees from her earnings and made sexual advances to her.[7]

In addition, the Rosses made Duke change her name. "Anna Marie is dead," they said, "you're Patty now."[7] They hoped that Patty Duke would duplicate the success of Patty McCormack.[9]

Career[edit]

Acting[edit]

1950s–1990s[edit]

One of Duke's early acting roles was in the late 1950s, on the soap opera The Brighter Day.[10] She also appeared in print ads and in television commercials. In 1959, at the age of 12, Duke appeared on The $64,000 Question and won $32,000; her category of expertise was spelling.[11] In 1962, it was revealed that the game show had been rigged, and she was called to testify before a panel of the United States Senate. Duke eventually testified before Congressional investigators—and broke into tears when she admitted she'd been coached to speak falsely.[12]

Duke at the beginning of her long career

Also in 1959, Duke appeared in a television adaptation of Meet Me in St. Louis as Tootie Smith, the role that had been originated in the film version by Margaret O'Brien. Duke's first major starring role was playing Helen Keller (with Anne Bancroft as Anne Sullivan) in the Broadway play The Miracle Worker, which ran from October 1959 to July 1961. During the run, Duke's name was elevated above the play's title on the theater's billboard, believed to be the first time this had been done for such a young star.[2] The play was subsequently made into a 1962 film, for which Duke received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.[1] At 16, Duke was the youngest person at that time to have received an Academy Award in a competitive category.[1] Duke returned to television, this time starring with Laurence Olivier and George C. Scott in a television production of The Power and the Glory (1961).

Duke with Helen Keller, whom she portrayed in both the play and the film The Miracle Worker (1962).

Duke's own series, The Patty Duke Show, created by Sidney Sheldon especially for her, began airing in September 1963. At that time, it was not known that Duke had bipolar disorder; but Sheldon did notice that she had two distinct sides to her personality and thus developed the concept of identical cousins with contrasting personalities.[13] Duke portrayed both main characters: Patricia "Patty" Lane, a fun-loving American teenager who occasionally got into trouble at school and home, and her prim and proper "identical cousin" from Scotland, Catherine "Cathy" Lane. William Schallert portrayed Patty's father, Martin; Jean Byron played her mother, Natalie; Paul O'Keefe was her younger brother, Ross; and Eddie Applegate portrayed her boyfriend Richard Harrison.[2] The show also featured such high-profile guest stars as Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford, Paul Lynde and Sal Mineo. The series lasted three seasons and earned Duke an Emmy Award nomination. In 1999, the program's characters were revisited and updated in The Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin' in Brooklyn Heights, with Cindy Williams taking on the villain role of Sue Ellen Turner when Kitty Sullivan was unable to reprise her role.

After the cancellation of The Patty Duke Show in 1966, Duke began her adult acting career by playing Neely O'Hara in Valley of the Dolls (1967). The film was a box-office success, but audiences and critics had a difficult time accepting all-American-teenager Duke as an alcoholic, drug-addicted singing star. While the film has since become a camp classic—thanks in large part to Duke's over-the-top performance[14]—at the time, it almost ruined her career. In 1969, Duke starred in Me, Natalie, in which she played an "ugly duckling" Brooklyn teenager struggling to make a life for herself in the Bohemian world of Greenwich Village. Duke won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress (Musical or Comedy) for the role.[15]

Duke as Patty Lane on The Patty Duke Show, 1965

Duke returned to television in 1970, starring in a made-for-TV movie, My Sweet Charlie. Her portrayal of a pregnant teenager on the run won Duke her first Emmy Award. Her acceptance speech was rambling, angry and disjointed,[7] leading many in the industry to believe she was drunk or using drugs at the time. In fact, Duke was experiencing a manic phase of her bipolar disorder, which would remain undiagnosed until 1982.[5] She received her second Emmy in 1977 for the TV miniseries Captains and the Kings and her third in 1980 for a TV version of her 1979 stage revival of The Miracle Worker, this time playing Anne Sullivan to Melissa Gilbert's Helen Keller. Her turns in the made-for-TV movies The Women's Room (1980) and George Washington (1984) both garnered her Emmy nominations. In the 1980s, Duke was cast in a number of short-lived TV series: the ABC sitcom It Takes Two, from Soap and Benson creator Susan Harris, was cancelled after one season; Hail to the Chief, in which she appeared as the first female President of the United States;[2] and a comedy, Karen's Song, which aired on the fledgling Fox network.[16]

Duke's film roles in the 1980s included the Canadian film By Design (1981), which garnered her a Genie Award nomination for Best Foreign Actress, and the made-for-TV movie A Time to Triumph (1986), the true story of Concetta Hassan, a woman who struggles to support her family after her husband is injured but who eventually becomes a United States Army helicopter pilot. In 1990, Duke's autobiography, Call Me Anna, was adapted for television; she played herself from her mid-30s onward. In 1992, Duke portrayed the mother of Meg Ryan's character in the film adaptation of the play Prelude to a Kiss. Duke received an Emmy nomination in 1999 for her appearances in three episodes of Touched by an Angel.

In 1985, Duke was the second woman, after Kathleen Nolan, to be elected president of the Screen Actors Guild, a post she held until 1988.[1] Her tenure as president was marked by factional in-fighting and controversy, however, she gained respect for managing to maintain solidarity among the Guild's members.[17] During her term, she led industrial actions and contract negotiations and oversaw the relocation of the guild's headquarters.[17]

Later years[edit]

Duke gradually reduced her work schedule in the 2000s, but took occasional TV roles, including guest appearances on shows such as Glee[18] and the reboot of Hawaii Five-0. In 2011, she joined the cast of the drama The Protector.[19] She also returned to the stage on occasion — in 2002 as Aunt Eller in a revival of Oklahoma! on Broadway[20] and in 2009 as Madame Morrible in the San Francisco production of the musical Wicked.[21] In May 2011, Duke directed the stage version of The Miracle Worker at the now defunct Interplayers Theater in Spokane, Washington.[22]

Duke reprising her role as Cathy Lane in a series of U.S. Government Social Security promos for filing for Social Security online, 2011

In 2011, Duke appeared in public service announcements for the U.S. government, promoting the social security website. In several, she appeared as Patty and Cathy using split-screen effects. In others, she appeared with George Takei wearing a Star Trek-like costume.[23] In 2015, Duke made her final TV appearance, guest-starring on Liv and Maddie as Grandma Janice and Great-aunt Hilary, a pair of identical twins.[24]

Singing[edit]

Duke had a successful singing career, including two Top 40 hits in 1965, "Don't Just Stand There" (#8) and "Say Something Funny" (#22).[25] She also performed on TV shows such as The Ed Sullivan Show.[26]

Mental health advocacy[edit]

In 1987, Duke revealed in her autobiography that she had been diagnosed with manic depression (now called bipolar disorder) in 1982, becoming one of the first public figures to speak out about personal experience of mental illness.[7] Her treatment, which included the use of lithium as a medication and therapy, successfully stabilized her moods. She subsequently became an activist for mental health causes.[7] She lobbied the United States Congress and joined forces with the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Alliance on Mental Illness in order to increase awareness, funding and research for people with mental illness.[5] In 2007, Duke appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, talking about her bipolar disorder.[27]

Memoirs[edit]

Duke wrote three books: her autobiography, Call Me Anna (ISBN 0-553-27205-5) in 1987 and Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic Depressive Illness (ISBN 0-553-56072-7) in 1992.[28] A third book, In The Presence of Greatness—My Sixty Year Journey as an Actress (ISBN 9781629332352) (with William J. Jankowski), is a collection of essays about the actress's experiences with other artists and celebrities. It was published posthumously in February 2018.

Recognition[edit]

On August 17, 2004, Duke received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to the motion picture industry.[29] On December 14, 2007, her 61st birthday, Duke was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters degree from the University of North Florida for her work in advancing awareness of mental health issues.[30] On March 6, 2010, she was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.[31]

Personal life[edit]

Duke was married four times and had three children.

In 1965, Duke married director Harry Falk, who was 13 years her senior. During their marriage, she had repeated mood swings, drank heavily, became anorexic and overdosed on pills a number of times.[6] The couple divorced in 1969.[6]

In early 1970, at the age of 23, Duke became involved with three men at the same time: 17-year-old Here's Lucy star Desi Arnaz, Jr.,[6] actor John Astin, who was 16 years her senior, and rock promoter Michael Tell.[32][33] The relationship with Arnaz was widely publicized, due in part to the vocal and public opposition of Arnaz's mother, actress and production company executive Lucille Ball. By late spring, Duke and Arnaz had broken off their relationship.

In June 1970, Duke learned she was pregnant and married Michael Tell on June 26, 1970, during a manic phase,[34][better source needed] in order to "give (her child) a name".[32] Their marriage lasted 13 days before ending in an annulment on July 9, 1970;[6] Her son, actor Sean Astin, was born on February 25, 1971. Duke said in her 1987 autobiography that the marriage to Tell was never consummated and that Astin was the actual biological father of Sean, but that she had always believed that Arnaz Jr. was Sean's biological father.[32] It turned out that all three statements were incorrect: in 1994, Sean Astin underwent biological testing to determine his paternity and the results showed that Astin's biological father is actually Tell.[35][36][33]

Duke married John Astin in August 1972. Astin adopted Sean and the couple had a son, actor Mackenzie Astin, in 1973.[2] Duke and Astin worked together extensively during their marriage and she took his name professionally, becoming "Patty Duke Astin". Duke adopted Astin's three sons, and years later in 1998 Astin's sons reversed the adoption with Duke's approval.[37] The couple divorced in 1985.

Duke married her fourth husband, drill sergeant Michael Pearce, in 1986, and remained married to him until her death 30 years later. Duke and Pearce had met during the production of A Time to Triumph, for which Pearce served as a consultant.[1] The couple moved to Hayden, Idaho and adopted a son, Kevin, who was born in 1988.[1] From her marriage to Pearce until her death in 2016, Duke occasionally used the name "Anna Duke-Pearce" in her writings and other professional work.[1]

Duke had three granddaughters by her eldest son Sean: actress Alexandra, Elizabeth, and Isabella.[38]

Death[edit]

Duke died on the morning of March 29, 2016 [39] in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho of sepsis from a ruptured intestine at the age of 69.[40] Sean invited the public to contribute to a mental health foundation in his mother's name, the Patty Duke Mental Health Initiative.[41] She was interred at Forest Cemetery in Coeur d'Alene.[42]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1958 Country Music Holiday 'Sis' Brand
1958 The Goddess Emily Ann Faulkner (age 8)
1959 4D Man Marjorie Sutherland
1959 Happy Anniversary Debbie Walters
1962 The Miracle Worker Helen Keller
1965 Billie Billie Carol
1966 The Daydreamer Thumbelina (voice)
1967 Valley of the Dolls Neely O'Hara
1969 Me, Natalie Natalie Miller
1972 You'll Like My Mother Francesca Kinsolving
1978 The Swarm Rita
1981 By Design Helen
1985 Gifts of Greatness Amy Lowell Video
1986 Willy/Milly Doris Niceman
1992 Prelude to a Kiss Mrs. Boyle
1999 Kimberly Dr. Feinstenberger
2005 Bigger Than the Sky Mrs. Keene / Earlene
2008 The Four Children of Tander Welch Susan Metler
2012 Amazing Love Helen
2018 Power of the Air Charlene Summers Completed

Television[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1956 Armstrong Circle Theatre Marianne Doona / Angelina Rico "SOS from the Andrea Doria", "Flare-Up"
1957 Armstrong Circle Theatre Gina "Have Jacket, Will Travel"
1958 DuPont Show of the Month Young Cathy "Wuthering Heights"
1958 Kraft Television Theatre Betty / Roberta "A Boy Called Ciske", "Death Wears Many Faces"
1958 Kitty Foyle Molly Scharf (young) TV series
1958 Swiss Family Robinson Lynda TV film
1958 The United States Steel Hour Kathy "One Red Rose for Christmas"
1958–59 The Brighter Day Ellen Williams Dennis TV series
1959 The United States Steel Hour Sonya Alexandrovna / Robin Kent "Family Happiness", "Seed of Guilt"
1959 Meet Me in St. Louis 'Tootie' Smith TV film
1959 Once Upon a Christmas Time Lori TV film
1961 The Power and the Glory Coral TV film
1962 Ben Casey Janie Wahl "Mrs. McBroom and the Cloud Watcher"
1962 The United States Steel Hour Penelope "The Duchess and the Smugs"
1963 Wide Country Cindy Hopkins "To Cindy, with Love"
1963 Best of Patty Duke Patty Lane / Cathy Lane TV film
1963–1966 The Patty Duke Show Patty Lane / Cathy Lane Lead role
1967 The Virginian Sue Ann McRae "Sue Ann"
1969 Journey to the Unknown Barbara King "The Last Visitor"
1970 My Sweet Charlie Marlene Chambers TV film
1970 Matt Lincoln Sheila "Sheila"
1970 The Cliff Sheila TV film
1971 Two on a Bench Macy Kramer TV film
1971 Night Gallery Holly Schaeffer "The Diary"
1971 If Tomorrow Comes Eileen Phillips TV film
1972 She Waits Laura Wilson TV film
1972 Deadly Harvest Jenny TV film
1972 The Sixth Sense Elizabeth "With Affection, Jack the Ripper"
1972 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law Lois "Love Child"
1973 Hawaii Five-O Toni "Thanks for the Honeymoon"
1973 Ghost Story Linda Colby "Graveyard Shift"
1974 Nightmare Jan Richards TV film
1974 ABC's Wide World of Entertainment Adelaide "Hard Day at Blue Nose"
1974 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak Melanie Kline "Miss Kline, We Love You"
1974 Insight Margie "The One-Armed Man"
1975 Police Story Daniele "Sniper"
1975 Police Woman Larue Collins "Nothing Left to Lose"
1975 Marcus Welby, M.D. Kate Gannard "Unindicted Wife"
1976 Phillip and Barbara Barbara Logan TV film
1976 The Streets of San Francisco Susan Rosen "The Thrill Killers: Parts 1 & 2"
1976 Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby Rosemary Woodhouse TV film
1976 Captains and the Kings Bernadette Hennessey Armagh TV miniseries
1976 Insight Annie Grogan "For the Love of Annie"
1977 Insight Loretta Berg "A Slight Drinking Problem"
1977 Fire! Dr. Peggy Wilson TV film
1977 Rosetti and Ryan Sylvia Crawford "Men Who Love Women"
1977 Curse of the Black Widow Laura Lockwood / Valerie Steffan TV film
1977 Killer on Board Norma Walsh TV film
1977 The Storyteller Sue Davidoff TV film
1978 A Family Upside Down Wendy TV film
1978 Insight Nelli Grubb "Second Chorus"
1979 Women in White Cathy Payson TV film
1979 Hanging by a Thread Sue Grainger TV film
1979 Before and After Carole Matthews TV film
1979 The Miracle Worker Anne Sullivan TV film
1980 The Women's Room Lily TV film
1980 Mom, the Wolfman and Me Deborah Bergman TV film
1980 The Babysitter Liz Benedict TV film
1981 Insight Mother Alicia "God's Guerillas"
1981 The Girl on the Edge of Town Martha TV film
1981 The Violation of Sarah McDavid Sarah McDavid TV film
1981 Please Don't Hit Me, Mom Barbara Reynolds TV film
1982 Something So Right Jeanne Bosnick TV film
1982–83 It Takes Two Molly Quinn Main role
1983 September Gun Sister Dulcina TV film
1983 Insight Peters "The Hit Man"
1984 Best Kept Secrets Laura Dietz TV film
1984 George Washington Martha Washington TV miniseries
1985 Hotel Gayla Erikson "New Beginnings"
1985 Hail to the Chief President Julia Mansfield Main role
1986 A Time to Triumph Concetta Hassan TV film
1986 George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation Martha Washington TV film
1987 It's a Living Patty Duke "The Evictables"
1987 Fight for Life Shirley Abrams TV film
1987 J.J. Starbuck Verna Mckidden "Pilot"
1987 Karen's Song Karen Matthews Main role
1988 Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace Althea Sloan TV film
1988 Fatal Judgement Anne Capute TV film
1989 Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes Nancy Evans TV film
1989 Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure Carolyn Henry TV film
1990 Call Me Anna Anna Marie Duke TV iflm
1990 Always Remember I Love You Ruth Monroe TV film
1991 Absolute Strangers Judge Ray TV film
1991 The Torkelsons Catharine Jeffers "Return to Sender"
1991 The Legend of Prince Valiant Lady Morgana (voice) "The Trust Betrayed", "The Awakening"
1992 Last Wish Betty Rollin TV film
1992 Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive Jean Williams TV film
1992 A Killer Among Friends Jean Monroe TV film
1993 Family of Strangers Beth Thompson TV film
1993 No Child of Mine Lucille Jenkins TV film
1993 A Matter of Justice Mary Brown TV film
1994 One Woman's Courage Grace McKenna TV film
1994 Cries from the Heart Terry Wilson TV film
1995 Amazing Grace Hannah Miller TV series
1995 When the Vows Break Barbara Parker TV film
1996 Race Against Time: The Search for Sarah Natalie Porter TV film
1996 Harvest of Fire Annie Beiler TV film
1996 To Face Her Past Beth Bradfield TV film
1997 Frasier Alice (voice) "Death and the Dog"
1997 A Christmas Memory Sook TV film
1998 When He Didn't Come Home Faye Dolan TV film
1998 Touched by an Angel Nancy Williams "I Do"
1999 The Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin' in Brooklyn Heights Patty Lane / Cathy Lane MacAllister TV film
1999 A Season for Miracles Angel TV film
2000 Miracle on the Mountain: The Kincaid Family Story Anne Kincaid TV film
2000 Love Lessons Sunny Andrews TV film
2001 Family Law Judge Sylvia Formenti "Liar's Club: Part 2"
2001 First Years Evelyn Harrison "There's No Place Like Homo"
2002 Little John Sylvia TV film
2003 Touched by an Angel Jean "I Will Walk with You: Parts 1 & 2"
2004 Judging Amy Valerie Bing "Disposable"
2004 Murder Without Conviction Mother Joseph TV film
2006 Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door Bridget Connolly TV film
2009 Love Finds a Home Mary Watson TV film
2009 Throwing Stones Patti Thom TV film
2010 Unanswered Prayers Irene TV film
2011 The Protector Beverly "Wings", "Blood"
2011 Hawaii Five-0 Sylvia Spencer "Mea Makamae"
2012 Drop Dead Diva Rita Curtis "Freak Show"
2013 Glee Jan "All or Nothing"
2015 Liv and Maddie Grandma Janice / Great-Aunt Hillary "Grandma-A-Rooney"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
1963 Golden Globe Award Best Supporting Actress The Miracle Worker Nominated
1963 Golden Globe Award Most Promising Newcomer - Female The Miracle Worker Won
1963 Academy Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role The Miracle Worker Won
1963 Laurel Awards Top Female Supporting Performance The Miracle Worker Won
1964 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead) The Patty Duke Show Nominated
1966 Golden Globe Award Best TV Star - Female The Patty Duke Show Nominated
1966 Laurel Awards Musical Performance, Female Billie Nominated
1970 Laurel Awards Female Dramatic Performance Me, Natalie Nominated
1970 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role My Sweet Charlie Won
1970 Golden Globe Award Best Actress - Comedy or Musical Me, Natalie Won
1977 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series Captains and Kings Won
1978 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama or Comedy Special A Family Upside Down Nominated
1978 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actress for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series Having Babies III Nominated
1980 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special The Miracle Worker Won
1981 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Individual Achievement - Children's Programming The Girl on the Edge of Town Nominated
1981 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special The Women's Room Nominated
1983 Genie Awards Best Performance by a Foreign Actress By Design Nominated
1983 People's Choice Awards Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Program Won
1984 Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Individual Achievement in Religious Programming - Performers Insight Nominated
1984 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special George Washington Nominated
1984 Western Heritage Awards Fictional Television Drama September Gun Won
1999 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Touched by an Angel Nominated
2002 Temecula Valley International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award Won
2003 TV Land Award Favorite Dual Role Character The Patty Duke Show Nominated
2004 TV Land Award Favorite Dual Role Character The Patty Duke Show Won
2014 Online Film & Television Association OFTA TV Hall of Fame Won

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title & Billboard Peak Position Label Year Notes
Don't Just Stand There (#90)  United Artists UAL 3452 (Mono)/UAS 6452 (Stereo)  1965
Patty  United Artists UAL 3492/UAS 6492  1966
Patty Duke's Greatest Hits  United Artists UAL 3535/UAS 6535  1966
TV's Teen Star  Unart M 20005 (Mono)/S 21005 (Stereo)  1967
Songs from Valley of The Dolls and Other Selections  United Artists UAL 3623/UAS 6623  1967
Patty Duke Sings Folk Songs: Time To Move On  United Artists (Unreleased ) 1968[43] Note: After years of remaining unreleased, Patty Duke Sings Folk Songs: Time To Move On was finally released by Real Gone Music (under Capitol records) on CD and digital download in 2013.

Singles[edit]

Year Titles (A-side, B-side) Record Label Peak chart positions Album
Billboard Cashbox
1965 "Don't Just Stand There"
b/w "Everything But Love"
United Artists 875 8 6 Don't Just Stand There
"Say Something Funny" / United Artists 915 22 31
"Funny Little Butterflies" 77 51 Patty Duke's Greatest Hits
1966 "Whenever She Holds You"
b/w "Nothing But You"
United Artists 978 64 63 Patty
"Little Things Mean A Lot"
b/w "The World Is Watching Us"
United Artists 50034
"The Wall Came Tumbling Down"
b/w "What Makes You Special"
United Artists 50057 Non-album tracks
"Why Don't They Understand"
b/w "Danke Schoen"
United Artists 50073 Don't Just Stand There
1967 "Come Live With Me"
b/w "My Own Little Place"
United Artists 50216 Songs From 'Valley Of The Dolls
1968 "And We Were Strangers"
b/w "Dona Dona"
United Artists 50299 Patty Duke Sings Folk Songs

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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